Dedicated to enhancing the skills and careers of black filmmakers

Black Film Space 4th Annual Screenwriting Retreat

About the Retreat

The Black Film Space Screenwriting Retreat is 5 day, 4 night excursion designed to offer screenwriters a quiet space to focus on their writing and connect with like minded creatives.

We also incorporate optional writing workshops, yoga, mediation sessions, table dinners and nature walks.

  • When: Wednesday, June 19th to Sunday, June 23rd
  • Where: Poconos or Upstate New York
  • Cost: $400 to $500
  • Deposit: $100
  • First deposit deadline - April 1st
  • Remaining/Final payment deadline - May 15th


Why isn’t there a definitive price?

The price depends on how many people attend the workshop. The more people that join, the less it becomes.

How do I pay?

Pay Pal.

Where is my money going?

Housing, food, a van rental, and gas.

What is your refund policy?

After April 1st, we can no longer offer refunds for the deposit.

After May 15th, we can no longer offer any refunds.

I'm new to screenwriting. Can I still join?.


How much do I need to write?

How ever much you feel like.

Where am I sleeping?

Most likely a bed, however because we are renting a home there may not be enough beds. You may have to sleep on a futon/couch and/or you may have to share a room. Please be open minded to various sleeping situations.

What are we eating?

We are going to provide snacks, waters, juices, wine and catered food. If you have dietary restrictions please let us know.

What time are we leaving on Wednesday?

Between 12 and 2pm. That will be confirmed once we know who is attending.

What time are we leaving the retreat house on Sunday?


Who is driving us?

Reggie, one of the co-founders will drive us there.

For any other questions email us at

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